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    #1

    living together

    What's the opposite of the sentence above, please? Living apart?
    Thanks.

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    #2

    Re: living together

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    What's the opposite of the sentence above, please? Living apart?
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    Separate.
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    #3

    Re: living together

    living separately

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    #4

    Re: living together

    Hello;
    Note I'm not a teacher.

    You may even say living apart together

    Cheers


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    #5

    Re: living together

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaskin View Post
    Hello;
    Note I'm not a teacher.

    You may even say living apart together

    Cheers
    Explain, please.

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    #6

    Re: living together

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    What's the opposite of the sentence above, please? Living apart?
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    Very few things actually have a direct opposite. I'd say "dying together" would come close in this case.


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    Re: living together

    Quote Originally Posted by Jaskin View Post
    Hello;
    Note I'm not a teacher.

    You may even say living apart together

    Cheers
    An interesting turn of phrase, Jaskin. Take your place at the front of the class.

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    #8

    Re: living together

    hi there,
    as to the question, could a native speaker answer it please?
    thanks!


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    #9

    Re: living together

    Quote Originally Posted by jctgf View Post
    What's the opposite of the sentence above, please? Living apart?
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    I'd say that the most common is the negative, JC,

    They're not living together [anymore].

    They're living apart is certainly possible,

    They're living apart for a while while they sort out some problems.


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    #10

    Re: living together

    I should make it clear that 'living apart' isn't a direct opposite of 'living together' as already noted by [fill in the appropriate name], When people who lived together no longer do, there's a strong likelihood that they've broken up and this is what people would then address.

    As noted in my previous post, 'living apart' could entail that the people are working on some problems in their relationship.

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